calendarInternational Day Of May Day Programming On Pacifica/
by Pacifica May Day Project
On Pacifica Facebook page and International Labor Media Network
Event Date: Wed May 1, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:40AM
textBach at U.S.-Mexican border from Cellist Yo-Yo Ma by Classical Music Fan
Born in Paris in 1955 of Chinese parents, moving to the U.S. at age 7, where he obtained music degrees from Julliard and Harvard, world-renowned classical music cellist, Yo-Yo Ma, performed at the US-Mexico border in a Bach festival on both sides of the border at Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Leon, Mexico, "In culture, we build bridges, not walls, " he said....
Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:04PM
textBasra struggles to tackle drug abuse problem filling prisons by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
The southern Iraqi city of Basra is struggling to cope with a growing drug problem that has overcrowded prisons and strained police resources, only months after violent protests over poor municipal services. Basra’s prison system is clogged up....
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:54PM
textJulian Assange of Wikileaks was arrested by cops in London by Lynda Carson
Double crossed by the Ecuadorian Ambassador and the Ecuadorian government's withdrawal of asylum, in an urgent tweet from WikiLeaks it said, “Ecuador has illegally terminated Julian Assange's political asylum in violation of international law. He was arrested by the British police inside the Ecuadorian embassy on April 11, 2019!...
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:43AM
textVienna: Housing is a Human Right by German DGB Union
Housing as a human right is subverted by the right of speculation. The Vienna Housing Fund buys up potential development land and prevents speculation. Rents in Vienna are half the rents in Munich. Housing is a creative challenge since we are not born with housing like clams. The state cannot steal away from its responsibility to guarantee life, liberty, and happiness....
Posted: Mon Apr 8, 2019 4:52AM
calendarStop Olympics In Fukushima, Stop Restarting Japan NUKES & Releasing Radiation
by No Nukes Action
San Francisco Japanese Consulate 275 Battery St. near California San Francisco...
Event Date: Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:00PM
Posted: Sun Apr 7, 2019 1:17PM
imageIn a loud rally and march, San Franciscans demonstrated for Palestine
by Leon Kunstenaar
Commemorating the “Great March of Return” in Gaza, demonstrators condemned Israel’s abuse, with US support, of Palestinians....
Posted: Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:26PM
imageThe Australian Aboriginal suicide crisis: Poverty the common thread
by Gerry Georgatos at NITV
We’re not even at the end of March and tragically, 38 First Nations people have died by suicide. On average, this is at least three First Nations people taking their lives each week. The common thread is poverty. It is a heartbreaking tragedy across the continent, an indictment of this nation's moral and political abominations....
Posted: Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:54AM
imageFree Palestine: Land Day and Great Return March, March 30, 2019
by Dave Id
March 30, 2019: This is the first in a new series on Indybay. The goal is to amplify stories of the Palestinian people and their struggle for freedom, justice, and equality. These excerpts from the last few weeks are compiled from comprehensive coverage by the International Middle East Media Center. Please, follow and support their work....
Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:21PM
imagePalestinians Mark One-Year Anniversary of Great Return March
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are marking Land Day and the one-year anniversary of Gaza’s Great March of Return by protesting against Israel’s brutal siege and demanding their rights. These unarmed protesters have been met with Israeli sniper fire that, so far, has killed 195 protesters, and injured 29,000 more. The UN’s Commission of Inquiry has found that Israel’s attacks on the protesters “may constitute war crimes or crimes against humanity.”...
Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:30PM
imageLand Day: Israeli Soldiers Kill Four Palestinians, Injure 316, in Gaza
Israeli soldiers killed, Saturday, four Palestinians, and injured 316 others, including 14 who suffered life-threatening wounds, during protests across the perimeter fence, in the eastern parts of the Gaza Strip....
Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:58PM
textSenate Votes on Puerto Rico Disaster Aid and Emergency Food Assistance by Kate Zeller
The Senate agreed to vote next week on disaster relief legislation that includes $600 million in emergency food assistance for Puerto Rico. In recent days, a turbulent exchange between President Trump and Congressional leadership exploded over whether or not Puerto Rico disaster aid monies should be included in Senate legislation....
Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:29AM
imagePush is on to approve Adani coalmine before Australian federal elections
by Margaret Gleeson at GreenLeft Weekly
The huge Indian mining corporation Adani has launched another public relations’ offensive in a bid to secure its last approvals before it can start work on its Carmichael coalmine in central Queensland before the federal election in May, and the right-of-centre Australian government is keen to help it along....
Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:40AM
imageOrganic radicals: new site launched
by Orgrad
A new website has been launched which challenges "to the core" the thinking of the industrial capitalist system. It presents the ideological alternative of an "organic radicalism" which it sources from a wide range of thinkers, past and present....
Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:54AM
imageIsraeli Airstrikes Injure 8 Palestinians, Including Two Children In Gaza
The Israeli Air Force carried out, on Monday, March 25, at night, a series of air strikes targeting several areas, including homes, in many parts of the besieged Gaza Strip, wounding eight Palestinians, including two children....
Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:43AM
imageIsraeli Election 2019: Jewish Lawmaker Kills Arab Colleague in Campaign Video
Knesset member (MK) Jamal Zahalka, the chairman of the Arab-majority Balad party, filed a complaint with the police on Tuesday against MK Oren Hazan (Likud) for incitement to murder, according to Haaretz Israeli daily....
Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:40AM
textWhere The People Are Without Strategy There Is Tyranny by Robert Keith Joyce
The ruling Western securitary / corporate pirate complex uses the ruse of false national democracy / sovereignty to conceal the tyranny of its masters and to justify its wars. The population is controlled by means of an illusion of self-government that is sustained by two-party / few-party locked-in systems. The population is mesmerized by "liberalism", "conservatism", "Republican / Democrat party" circuses, and an endless number of petty factional disputes. Meanwhile the rulers impose auste...
Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:01PM
imageOrganizers of Night Protests in Gaza Intend to Escalate Border Activities
Organizers of nighttime protests in the besieged Gaza Strip have warned that they will escalate their activities, along the border fence, to pressure the Israeli occupation to lift its siege on the coastal enclave....
Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:54PM
imageUN Votes To Adopt Gaza HRC Report
The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to adopt a report accusing Israel of War Crimes committed against civilians during Gaza demonstrations....
Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:50PM
imageIsraeli Forces Kill 2, Wound 181 Civilians in March of Return Protests in Gaza
On Friday, 22 March 2019, in excessive use of forces against the peaceful protesters on the 51st Friday of the Great March of Return and Breaking Siege in the eastern Gaza Strip, Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian civilians and wounded 181 others, including 53 Children, 5 Women, 1 Paramedic, and 3 Journalists. Three Injuries of those wounded were reported serious....
Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:46PM